The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2010 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Midlands region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 110 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 8 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 1.17% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.87% 7.21% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +113.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
427 319 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.64% 16.25% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 168 185
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 21 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.12 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Exchange Server 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the West Midlands region.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the West Midlands region.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 4 £320 +6.66% 4
Walsall - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Exchange Server 2010
England

Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Exchange Server 2010 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2010.

1 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (30.00%) SAN
9 5 (25.00%) HP
9 5 (25.00%) EMC
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
10 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 4 (20.00%) Citrix
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (20.00%) LAN
10 4 (20.00%) VoIP
10 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (20.00%) XenApp
10 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (15.00%) vSphere
11 3 (15.00%) Lync
11 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (15.00%) FlexPod
11 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Exchange Server 2010 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) Lync
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.00%) NAS
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) WLAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) UNIX
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (5.00%) Migration
1 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (5.00%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) R
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) MCITP
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CCIE
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) EMC
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) NetApp
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Meru Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
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